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The Salvation Army’s Work Extends to 130 Countries

Posted on 4th July 2018, by SalvationArmy.ca
Three Salvation Army flag bearers in Burkina Faso
Salvation Army General André Cox has approved the official opening of Salvation Army operations in the west African country of Gabon and the west African country of Burkina Faso. This marks 130 as the total number of countries in which The Salvation Army has a legally and officially recognized ministry. Gabon In 2005, an interest  […]

Overcoming Trauma that Ran Deep

Posted on 21st June 2018, by SalvationArmy.ca
Pamela holds award for her work in the field of mental health
National Indigenous Peoples Day, held on June 21, celebrates the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of Canada’s Indigenous peoples. With this in mind, The Salvation Army honours Pamela Spurvey for turning her life around and improving the lives of others at The Salvation Army’s Addictions and Residential Centre in Edmonton, Alta. Early Years  […]

Volunteering Keeps Mental Health in Check

Posted on 5th June 2018, by SalvationArmy.ca
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“I spend a lot of time stacking shelves at the food bank,” says Eileen. “I know that my work helps others but it also benefits me.” Eileen had worked as a social worker for 35 years when she was diagnosed with cancer. “When I was ill I had too much time to sit and think,  […]